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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/ Illinois Genealogy Trails] - presenting free transcribed data  
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/ Illinois Genealogy Trails] - presenting free transcribed data  
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/illinoisgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Illinois]  
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/illinoisgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Illinois]  
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Illinois/ David Rumsey Map Collection] for Illinois contains a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.<br>
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Illinois/ David Rumsey Map Collection] for Illinois contains a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.<br>  
*[http://www.maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca/enrolment/ The United States Vessel Enrollments] for the Great Lakes region. The transcriptions are from a project that involved an attempt to transcribe all steamboat enrollments for Great Lakes ports prior to 1861, all vessels for Detroit and Cleveland up to 1861, and Buffalo up to 1841 are included in the file. The set includes 5741 enrolments in which just under 2000 individual vessels are named, over 6000 people were identified.
<br> '''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''<br>  
<br> '''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''<br>  

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See also Illinois County Creation Dates and Parent Counties.

Mouse over a county to see its name and click to go directly to that county page. For a larger version of the map, see Illinois Counties Map.

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Major Repositories

Newberry Library · Illinois State Archives · Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) · Illinois State Library · Illinois State Historical Library (ISHL) · National Archives Great Lakes Region (Chicago) · Allen County Public Library

Migration Routes

Illinois River · Mississippi River · Ohio River · Wabash River · Lake Michigan · Buffalo Trace · Chicago-Dubuque Highway · Chicago-Kaskaskia Road · Detroit-Chicago Road · Kellog Trail · Mihoaukee Trail · Nashville-Saline River Trail · National Road (or Cumberland Road) · Old Chicago Road · Pecatonica Trail · Russellville-Shawneetown Trail · Illinois and Michigan Canal · Santa Fe Railway · Great Northern Railway (U.S.) · Illinois Central Railroad

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